if it kills you
if it kills (one)
By any means necessary; no matter the cost or difficulties involved for one. I've come too far to give up now—I'm going to get this washing machine working again if it kills me! He's determined to get the decision overturned, even if it kills him.
if it kills youwhatever the problems or difficulties involved. informal
2001 Nancy Hope Wilson Mountain Pose I'm cracking that code if it kills me.